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Ex-astronaut Mark Kelly makes Democratic bid for Senate seat

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly says he's running to finish John McCain's term in the US Senate

Google Maps Briefly Renames Senate Office Building After McCain

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York proposed the idea of renaming the Russell Senate Office Building for McCain in a statement released shortly after the senator’s death.

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At John McCain's memorial service, two presidents offer tribute, and a contrast to Trump

Former Presidents George W Bush and Barack Obama, the two men who thwarted McCain’s ambitions to become commander in chief, extolled him as a one-of-a-kind figure the likes of which will not be seen again anytime soon.

Barack Obama, George W Bush to eulogize former political foe McCain at cathedral service

Obama and Bush, a Democrat and a Republican, will be joined by a collection of former US presidents, senators, Vietnam-era officials and others paying tribute to the statesman who died Aug. 25 of brain cancer, days shy of his 82nd birthday.

Washington comes together for McCain, with one exception

More recently, McCain accused Trump of kowtowing to Russian President Vladimir Putin at a July summit in Helsinki. It was, McCain said, "one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president in memory."

Family, colleagues attend memorial tributes to Senator John McCain in Arizona Capitol

A hearse bearing McCain's body arrived at the Phoenix statehouse with a police motorcycle escort for a brief ceremony honoring the Arizona senator, who died of brain cancer on Saturday at age 81.

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A Republican

If it hadn’t been for the Donald Trump presidency, John McCain, who died at 81 on Saturday, would perhaps have been best known around the world as the conservative Republican who lost to Barack Obama in 2008.

World news wrap: Trump finally relents, amid pressure over McCain

McCain had been an infuriating foil in a long-running feud over style and policy that did not end with the senator’s illness and death.

John McCain's wife Cindy McCain counted among his possible successors in US Senate

The appointment rests with Arizona Republican Governor Doug Ducey, who has said he would wait until after McCain's burial on Sunday to announce a decision and is not considering himself for the job.

Under pressure, Donald Trump tersely recognises McCain, lowers flag

The lack of a formal statement — combined with the fact that White House flags were flown at half-staff only briefly — drew strong criticism from Republicans and veterans' groups as well as Democrats.

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